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Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources
Division:    Provincial Services Division/Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services Branch
City:    Sault Ste Marie
Job Term:    2 Permanent
Job Code:    17661 - Air Engineer 3
Salary:    $32.55 - $35.54 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    49605
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Are you a self motivated and team oriented professional looking for a diverse and rewarding career opportunity to utilize your expertise in aircraft maintenance?

What can I expect to do in this role?

If so, then consider this exciting opportunity with the Aviation Services maintenance section.

You will:
• maintain the ministry's provincial air fleet in an airworthy condition in accordance with regulations established by Transport Canada airworthiness manuals, air navigation orders, air regulation and directions issued by Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services (AFFES)
• analyze pilot reported flight defects
• assist pilots with loading aircraft and secure cargo
• install and remove special or environmental aircraft equipment
• maintain accurate aircraft maintenance records

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirements:
• You must have a valid Transport Canada Aircraft Maintenance Engineer licence category M1 and M2.
• You must have a valid restricted radio operator's certificate - aeronautical.
• You must have the ability to obtain an airport security clearance per Transport Canada requirements.
• You must have a valid driver's licence.
• You must have the ability to meet the physical demands of the position.

Technical knowledge:
• You have working knowledge of Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs), regulation and standards relating to aircraft maintenance services.
• You have the ability to interpret blueprints and technical instructions pertaining to maintenance requirements.
• You have proven ability for technical problem solving.
• You have working knowledge of the proper function of and experience in repair and diagnosing defects in engines, flight systems, hydraulic systems, avionics systems, undercarriage systems and propulsion systems.
• You have the ability to interpret and follow manufacturer's and regulatory instructions.

General skills:
• You have good communication skills to interact with clients and other ministry staff.
• You have demonstrated ability to work with limited supervision.
• You have the ability to carry out tasks assigned in a timely manner.
• You have the ability to work with a computerized maintenance system and also maintain hard copy files.
• You have the ability to use precision tools, hand tools and related aircraft test equipment.
• You have the ability to work within the guidelines of ministry policy and procedures, and the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

This position requires a high degree of coordination and dexterity. It also requires a high degree of physical exertion to lift and manipulate aircraft components.

Additional information:

  • 2 Permanent, 475 Airport Rd, RR 2, Sault Ste Marie, North Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   4.7
Category:   Maintenance and Trades
Posted on:   Thursday, January 24, 2013
  • N-NR-49605/13(2)

    The minimum salary rates identified in this posting are subject to revision as a result of the recently agreed to OPSEU collective agreement covering the period of January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2014.
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Thursday, February 7, 2013 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
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